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Nigeria and Morocco have set up a steering committee to develop a sustainable crop insurance scheme for the country. The Committee, comprising representatives of the Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC), Bank of Agriculture, the Moroccan Agricultural Insurance Company (MAMDA) and...
Kaduna — The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in collaboration with C. Hassan Consultancy Ltd. has commenced a refresher training of 400 unemployed youths in Kaduna state on agricultural skills for gainful employment. The training, according to the Director-General of...
The federal government yesterday said it had spent over N6.2 billion to feed about 3,000,000 pupils under its National Homegrown School Feeding Programme in pursuit of its Social Investment Programme (SIP). A statement by acting President Yemi Osinbajo’s spokesman, Mr....
Agro News Nigeria will be hosting an August edition of the Agro Commodities Investment, Export and Foodstuff Export Training Workshop in Lagos on the 26th August, 2017. The last edition of the workshop was held in Lagos in February 2017. Participants...
The reported approval given to some companies to import maize will crash the price locally and make its production unprofitable, farmers across the country have said. The local farmers' fears were premised on the alarm raised by Katsina State Governor...
The Dangote rice outgrowers farming scheme in Jigawa State has ran into difficulty, Daily Trust can report. This followed long delays in the payment of the farmers involved in the scheme after their produce was bought off by the Dangote...
The maize industry is currently challenged by an array of diseases and pests, especially armyworm caterpillar, stem borers; and Corn earworms, among others, which have dealt deadly and devastating blows on maize plantations across the country. That the development is...
The Nigeria Government is to revive six fertilizer blending plants before the end of the year, through the Infrastructure Unit of its Sovereign Wealth Fund. The Managing Director of Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), Mr Uche Orji disclosed this on...
Nestlé Nigeria’s says it is using its Sorghum and Millet in the Sahel (SMS) Project to improve livelihoods across the communities in which the company operates, a top official has said. Nestle’s Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Manager, Victoria N’dee...
Yam Farmers, Processors and Marketers Association of Nigeria has appealed to the Federal Government to establish modern yam conditioning centres for yams meant for export. Prof. Simon Irtwange, the Acting President of the association, made the appeal in an interview...

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Nigeria, Morocco Collaborate On Agricultural Insurance

Nigeria and Morocco have set up a steering committee to develop a sustainable crop insurance scheme for the country. The Committee, comprising representatives of the...

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Business Of Agro Commodities & Export Workshop; Register To Attend

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Farmers Panic Over Maize Import

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Dangote rice outgrower scheme threatened in Jigawa

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Nigeria to revive 6 fertilizer plants soon

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